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Ground-up rewrite of Beast, a Ruby on Rails forum.
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Altered Beast

The popular rails-based Beast forum...

 - updated for Rails 2.0
 - using rspec/model_stubbing
 - added a state machine for user logins
 - built-in multi-site support
 - spam protection from akismet/viking
 - forum authorization rules (public/private/invitation)
 - email and atom feed support
 - xml/json API
 - highline based easy console installer

help desired via git:

  git clone git://


# download altered_beast
# install rails 2.0.x
$ mkdir log
$ rake tmp:create
$ rake db:schema:load

First created user will be admin.